• Get ready to elevate your dinner table with a culinary masterpiece that’s bursting with flavour. This Honey and Soy Roasted Pork Rack recipe is a true showstopper, combining the succulence of pork with the harmonious marriage of sweet honey and savoury soy. It’s a dish that strikes the perfect balance between indulgence and elegance, making it ideal for special occasions or any night you want to treat yourself to a gourmet experience in the comfort of your own home.

    Make this honey and soy roasted pork rack recipe

    TO DRINK: An off-dry rosé is a winning match, and the fruitiness pairs well with the Asian flavours

    Honey and soy roasted pork rack

    Serves: 6
    Cooking Time: 2 hours


    • 1,8kg pork roast
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • SAUCE
    • 125ml (½ cup) soya sauce
    • 10ml (2 tsp) Chinese five spice powder
    • 3 star anise
    • 100ml honey
    • 10ml (2 tsp) treacle sugar
    • 2,5ml (½ tsp) ground cloves
    • 5 black peppercorns
    • 45ml (3 tbsp) rice wine vinegar
    • 10ml (2 tsp) dried chilli flakes
    • 2 garlic cloves, grated
    • 5cm fresh ginger, peeled and grated
    • 6 spring onions, cut into 3cm pieces
    • 10 mini fennel bulbs



    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Place the pork roast in a large baking dish,season and bake for 20 minutes.


    Remove from the oven. Combine all the sauce ingredients ina small bowl and mix well.


    Pour the sauce over the pork and add the spring onions and fennel to the baking dish.


    Cover with foil, lower the oven temperature to 180°C and roast for a further 1 hour. Baste the pork with the pan juices every 20 minutes.


    After an hour, remove the foil and roast for a further 20 minutes, to form a crispy crackling.


    Allow the pork to rest for 10 minutes before carving. The sweet, sticky, salty sauce is delicious spoonedover steamed basmati rice. Scatter with plenty of fresh coriander just before serving.

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